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b.b. gun attack. a south jersey teen hurt while chasing after his stolen bike. 5:00 a.m. on the nose. good morning, welcome to friday and "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. cool, but we can't complain. it's been a great run. we'll get right to meteorologist bill henley with the most accurate nbc10 first alert neighborhood weather forecast. bill? you can complain, it just won't make a difference. it will still be cool this morning. 44 degrees in new jersey. there are clouds moving through. no sign of rain. philadelphia at 51 degrees. clouds will break for enough sunshine to warm temperatures into the 60s this afternoon. the clouds at 10:00 and 57 degrees. a little bit of a breeze out of the north at four miles per hour. the winds will stay light. sunshine will be bright this afternoon. the clouds will move through, and then we'll see clearing skies. that will lead to temperatures in the middle 60s for the lehigh valley, for new jersey, 66
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degrees. right at 60 as i am expecting a sea breeze to kick in again for the jersey shore. delaware up to 67. warmer weather for the weekend. got a look at easter sunday in a few minutes. first we'll see how the traffic is looking. jessica boyington with the update. watching route 202 in westchester, bill. cameras at route 30. they keep moving the cameras, but either way it's underneath the graphic here on the northbound side. we have a crash partially blocking the northbound side of route 202. you can get off around route 100. it is blocking that in between boot road and route 30. there's construction on the p.a. turnpike westbound side around mid county. westbound times look great from route 1 to valley forge. 22 minutes. and morristown, new jersey, looks good. route 38 around nixon drive. no cars right in the cameras now eastbound and westbound on 38. looks good, nice and dry. somebody moving through eastbound. either way, you see we're looking like a good drive in new
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jersey. >> thanks. from dropping a so-called mother of all bombs against isis to a north korea threat, president trump is showing military force as he deals with his growing foreign policy crises. this morning, we're learning more about the exact impact that strike against isis had. >> yeah. this comes as nbc news has exclusively learned of a possible preemptive strike against north korea. nbc10's pamela osborne joins us live in the digital operations center to break it down. good morning. >> reporter: good morning. this is actually the largest nonnuclear weapon the united states military has ever used in combat. according to officials, 36 isis fighters were killed when the u.s. dropped a bomb on a tunnel network used by the islamic state in remote eastern afghanistan. the bomb was dropped at about 7:30 local time thursday. there were no civilian casualties. president trump called the operation "a very, very successful mission." we talked to a local retired navy fighter who was on 80
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combat missions in afghanistan. here's a little more insight from him about why he feels the moab bomb was best for this particular target. >> the moab unleashes a huge shockwave. it was uniquely suited for this mission in a remote area where there's tunnels to really just put a shockwave through the tunnels and cave them in if possible to. it wouldn't be appropriate to use it in a big city center because you would level the city and cause a lot of civilian casualties. >> across the globe in north korea, the vice foreign minister is warning the u.s. against provoking north korea militarily. he's blaming president trump for escalating tensions in the region through tweets and expanded military exercises in the korean peninsula. in an interview he told the associated press, "we will go to war if they choose." that north korean official adds that so long as military exercises between the u.s. and
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south korea continue, they intend to carry forward with their national defense which includes nuclear arms build-up. reporting live, pamela osborne, nbc10 news. >> thank you. meanwhile, the pentagon admitted yesterday that a u.s.-led coalition strike against isis accidentally killed syrian rebel forces fighting against the ruling regime. 18 rebels were killed in the friendly fire attack. the pentagon offered condolences to the victims and their families. next week, the employees held hostage at a prison in smyrna, new castle county, are expected to speak publicly for the first time. we're expected to hear about their plants to file a federal -- their plans to file a federal lawsuit. inmates staged the standoff at the vaughn correctional facility in february. lieutenant steven floyd was killed in the uprising. floyd's widow is expected to join the employees on tuesday when they share their remarks. and take a look at this -- those are parts and tools that can be used to make a semiautomatic rifle.
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police in galloway township atlantic county said a 16-year-old had all of them. a 16-year-old, in his possession. police arrested him wednesday but did not find ammunition for the rifle. they say they found bullets for another gun, as well as cocaine. police told us the teen was already on probation for possession of a handgun on school property. now to an update to a story we brought you yesterday morning. new surveillance video shows the moment of impact as a car collided into a home in philadelphia's east oak lane. take a look at the aftermath of the crash. one person inside the home was hurt but should be okay. the driver says her steering wheel locked up causing her to collide with another car on shelton ham avenue. in gloucester county, police are looking for a person who shot a teenager in the head with a b.b. gun after another teen took his bike. this is what the teen looked like after he was shot. it happened wednesday night in gibbstown. another teenager took off with his bike. when he chased after him, someone in a car fired the b.b. gun at his head. the boy's father says it could
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have been much worse. >> i'm not angry. i'm -- i'm more happy that he was hit in the eye and didn't lose an eye. bikes are replaceable. eyes aren't. >> the victim's father sharing leads with police that have been posted on his facebook page. investigators are canvassing areas of town for surveillance video. data from a national survey shows the number of babies born addicted to drugs or alcohol in delaware has tripled in the last four years. lawmakers have introduced a bill to ensure those children are healthy and secure when they leave the hospital. the safe care plan requires treatment, support for the family, and followup care. this morning, a pennsylvania official wants to find out what the general assembly is doing with a big surplus of money. the auditor general says there's more than $118 million surplus, but there's more than $3 billion state budget deficit. he says he wants permission to audit the state assembly to see if there's a better way to make use of that money.
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>> i don't know how you can say we're going to look at closing a state prison. we're going to look at people with mental disabilities and potentially remove some of their basic health care, and not touch that $118 million-plus. >> under state law, the auditor general needs special clearance to perform such a review. we have this new video in from overnight of a fire at the bellagio hotel and casino in las vegas. fire officials say the rooftop fire forced them to close the boulevard along the vegas strip while they fought the fire. it broke out around 10:45 last night. crews put out the flames less than a half hour later. no one was hurt. also developing overnight, an experimental rocket explodes at the university of idaho. school officials say four people have been injured. the group was testing the rocket in the parking lot when it blew up. the victims were taken to the hospital. there's no danger to the campus. and an elite connecticut boarding school is acknowledging
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decades of sexual abuse against former students. a private investigator found at least 12 former teachers were accused of the abuse at choate rosemary hall dating to the 1960s. a report says the school kept the allegations from the public. the famous alumni include ivanka trump. a 9-year-old boy who was shot in san bernardino, his recovery is going well. nolan brandy was shot and wounded monday when his teacher's estranged husband walked into the classroom opening fire, killing his wife and an 8-year-old student. nolan's family is asking for prayers for his recovery and for the families of other victims. 5:08. a nice morning. a cool start. even at the shore. you'll see sunshine at the shore after a few clouds roll through this morning. we're seeing some of the clouds in philadelphia, delaware,
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lehigh valley. south jersey at 44. 43 now for the jersey shore. and some of the suburbs are getting close to the 30s. it could happen this morning. unionville is 41. 44 in bed minister. ft. washington down to 40. gladwin is 46. new hope at 41. like yesterday, there's a chill in the air this morning. but like yesterday, we're in for a nice warmup with sunshine especially this afternoon. there will be clouds moving through this morning. we'll still see some sunshine to start the warming process in philadelphia. 47 degrees at 7:00. into the upper 50s at 11:00. then 64 degrees at 3:00 this afternoon. the suburbs, those clouds are moving through now. they'll be lingering at 11:00. you'll see more sunshine at 3:00 today. the lehigh valley starting off with cloudy skies, dry. 40 now. the forecast for 7:00, up to 55 degrees at 11:00. and 60s also for the lehigh valley. the jersey shore is going to see a sea breeze just like yesterday. upper 50s there. look at the nice warmup for new
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jersey, 64 degrees. that afternoon sunshine after clouds roll through this morning, and delaware, 65 the high temperature. at 3:00 -- i think it will go a little bit warmer than that this afternoon. and a good deal warmer this weekend. the trend, today and tomorrow, nearly identical. there's the standout. easter sunday, 84 degrees. it does come with the chance of some showers and thunderstorms. i'll show you when to expect those over the weekend when i come back with the ten day on 10 in a few minutes. >> see you then. 5:10 on this friday. let's check the roads and vine street expressway. >> jessica boyington has you covered as you're walking out the door. jess? watching the vine moving through center city to 24th street. everything looks good. the westbound side moving toward the schuylkill, no problems there eastbound toward 95. pretty much looking the same for right now. most of the majors doing okay, not seeing a lot of volume. 95 looks good through delaware, as well. you see on the maps, definitely
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green, 11 minutes northbound from 295 to 495. speeds into the 60s, as well. here's 295. just around the bell mawr area and the black horse pike. route 168, both directions look okay. this is through the area of the work zone. no big problems or delays now. even with lane restrictions in the area. we'll end here on bridges. burlington bristol is cleared. taco tacony palmyra is open. and the walt whitman clear moving into philadelphia. a gruesome mystery at a hotel in the lehigh valley. the discovery forced customers out of their hotel rooms in the middle of the night. plus this -- >> i realized as a young boy who i was capable of and didn't feel one ounce of sympathy. >> a former philadelphia mob boss speaks to nbc10 about what he did to stay in the crime family. we were horrified and shocked. >> the daughter of that man dragged off an airplane opens up about the incident and her father's injuries.
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a college in new castle county is being called out on social media for a facebook post that pokes fun at music majors. the college in wilmington posted this ad that says "heading off to college in major in music? good luck with that." college officials say it was a way to promote academics and pep band. people lashed out on facebook with lots of comments. the college posted an apology saying in part, "the message lacked good taste and respect for the fine arts in general, and music in particular. we sincerely regret the offense that this has caused." the college removed the original ad. we want to know what you think. join the conversation on our nbc10 facebook page. people who work for the city of chester want to go back to school, they can get help with tuition. widener university is offering employees a 45% discount on continuing studies tuition and
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50% off for online graduate programs. eligible students must submit an employment verification form at the beginning of each semester. and a lawyer for a passenger pulled off a united airlines plane says his client needs reconstructive surgery, and they plan to file a lawsuit. >> here's the video showing david dao being dragged off the plane for refusing to give up his seat. it sparked outrage. dao is out of the hospital. his daughter says he suffered a concussi concussion, broken nose, sinus injuries, and lost teeth in the incident. >> we were horrified and shocked and sickened to learn and see what had happened to him. >> dao's lawyer says they will sue united and the university of chicago that employed the security guards. united has apologized. unight had -- united had a different problem.
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a creature that appeared to be a scorpion fell from an overhead bin and stung a man on a flight going to calgary. a doctor on the ground told them how to handle the situation. medical personnel met the man when the flight ended. his injuries were not life threatening. >> united can't catch a break. we want to help you catch a break. >> jess? watching 309, camera at the state turnpike in ft. washington. no problems or delays now. things look good. you see outbound and southbound look good. 95 looks good, as well. if you're headed southbound moving for center city from wood haven to the vine street expressway, speeds in the mid 60s. a 13-minute drive time. we'll end with mass transit. septa on time again. we had earlier, small delays. now they're not reporting anything. new jersey transit, amtrak, and patco running on time with mno
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major delays. 5:17. now to talk about the weather and the all-important sunday morning forecast. >> and friday. let's check in with meteorologist bill henley. >> i'm fond of saturday, as well. i'll cover it all and go beyond that. right now, penns landing, a nice view. the temperatures have come down to the low 40s in the lehigh valley and suburbs. chilly in delaware at 49. south jersey at 44. and 51 at philadelphia international. it's in the mid 40s at chestnut hill and andora. 51 through rittenhouse and graduate hospital. 52 in port richmond, going to northeast philadelphia. yankee stadium find the 40s this morning -- you'll find the 40s this morning. you'll need the jacket this morning. like yesterday, back to the 60s this afternoon. 67 for center city and summerton, chestnut hill. a little above normal. four degrees above normal to be exact. westchester, 66.
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we'll see clouds this morning. sunshine takes over this afternoon. nice warmup for the suburbs and the lehigh valley. easton, 66 degrees. i am watching for a few showers this morning with clouds. i mean, a few sprinkles really. nothing big in the area. then sunshine takes over this afternoon. 61 at ocean city and atlantic city. very low 60s. a sea breeze will be back for a repeat performance this afternoon. with clearing skies in new jersey and delaware, afternoon temperatures into the upper 60s for many neighborhoods today. this is what i'm watching for sund sunday. sunday night a chance of showers and thunderstorms. most of the day will be dry. clearing skies start at 6:00 in the morning. this is just updated information. 63 in philadelphia. barely a cloud in the sky. sunday morning at 6:00. we go through the morning, look at the warmup. 73 degrees at 10:00 sunday morning. then sunday afternoon, here come the 80s. you can see by sunday evening, we have some showers and
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possibly some thunderstorms buildi building coming from the northwest. lehigh valley height s-- might see raindrops. we'll get a break during the day sunday, but late sunday evening we could she rain showers. 67 today. clouds and sunshine on saturday. today and tomorrow, 67 degrees. with the showers holding off until sunday evening, that allows for a big warmup sunday night, too. 84 the high temperature. the showers come through sunday night. by monday, clearing out, drying out, and cooling down into tuesday. much-needed rainfall for springtime, the springtime growth season for wednesday, thursday, and next weekend, as well, temperatures staying in the 60s on through that period. >> thank you. philadelphia's legendary roots crew is not just for late night television.
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they partnered wi ed wited with created two kids' programs. one is a live action one. they premiere on "the tonight show with jimmy fallon." and a politician under fire after a conversation caught on camera. >> are you any good? >> why the assembly candidate said his conversation was taken out of context and the payment pact it -- and the impact it's having. [ screams ] chaos near a carnival. police taking action in response to this brawl. and an easter recall, why a holiday toy is being pulled off the shelves.
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target is recalling more than half a million easter degrees. >> the recall includes the water-absoaring easter eggs -- absorbing easter eggs and dino toy. they can be swallowed and block a child's stomach. target is offering a refund.
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and jcpenney shoppers will get to shop there a bit longer. they're postponing the closure of 138 stores around the country. jcpenney says since they announced the closings, sales have improved. the closures will take place at the end of july. four stores in our region will shut their doors at king of prussia mall, philadelphia mills, willow grove park mall, and rio grande in cape may. and this morning, new signs of life. nasa has new evidence showing the most -- the most likely places to have alien life. nasa officials say the cassini spacecraft and hubble space telescope identified jupiter and saturn's moons as active ocean worlds. the water appears to have some of the ingredients needed to support life. scientists say it means that they may be closer to finding out whether life exists beyond planet earth. 51 degrees. a cool start this morning. there are some clouds that are
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moving through this morning. they'll keep on going and we'll get sunshine for the entire area including camden. that's the view from camden this morning looking across the bow of the battleship new jersey. 5:26. jessica boyington is. watching your first alert traffic. what does it look like on a friday morning? looking good so far especially in plymouth meeting. watching the blue route. and our cameras around germantown pike. both directions northbound and south look great. everything doesn't always look like that. i'll have updates for the morning and when i come back at 5:30. i death at a hotel in the -- a death at a hotel in the lehigh valley forces guests to be evacuated. what was discovered in the room with him. construction crime. thieves go after a philadelphia work site leaving workers without the right tools. a local organization is feeling the impact. vanessa: i got hurt and was given painkillers.
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by the time the drugs ran out, i was addicted. it happened so fast. i ended up on the streets, where the drugs are cheaper and easier to get. i was a full blown heroin addict, selling my soul to get high. when i realized i needed help i didn't know where to go. but i got help and you can too. you're not alone. help is within reach. this is governor chris christie. call 844 reach nj or visit reachnj.gov.
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hotel scare.
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rooms evacuated after a man is found dead. police searching for answers. attacked at a carnival. police stepping up security after two teens are jumped. under fire, a local political candidate is kicked off his party's ticket after a bar conversation is caught on camera. good morning, welcome to "nbc10 news today." i'm tracy davidson. >> i'm vai sikahema. we'll check in with meteorologist bill henley in the most accurate nbc10 neighborhood weather forecast. bill? another fabulous spring day ahead. we are seeing clouds this morning. they're rolling through the lehigh valley and the suburbs. the temperatures have cooled down into the lower 40s in spite of that. usually cloud cover will act like a blanket and keep temperatures warmer overnight. we're not seeing that this morning. new jersey 44. the warm spot is 51 in philadelphia. we

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